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Jamail Jones to transfer to Florida Gulf Coast

Former Marquette forward Jamail Jones will transfer to Florida Gulf Coast, per a source. He will sit out the 2012-’13 season per NCAA rules, and will be eligible for the 2013-’14 season. He will have two years of eligibility. The 6-foot-6 forward was ranked by Rivals as the 10th best small forward, and 52nd best […]

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Jamail Jones granted release from Marquette

Per the Marquette athletics Twitter account, sophomore forward Jamail Jones has been granted his release from Marquette. He will transfer at the end of the semester after two seasons with the Golden Eagles. “We are thankful for Jamail’s investment of time, energy, and his character during his time with us,” Williams told GoMarquette.com. “Everyone in […]

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Player breakdown: Jamail Jones

This is part of  Paint Touches’ series breaking down each players’s 2011-2012 campaign and looking forward to next year. A big thank you to assistant coach Aki Collins, who provided exclusive, in-depth analysis on each player. What he did well: When Davante Gardner went out for a month with a knee injury at the end of […]

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Jones the latest forward to step up for Marquette

Following Marquette’s 76-59 loss to Notre Dame, coach Buzz Williams could have opened his post-game talk to his players with a handful of topics. A stagnant offense held to 59 points on 39 percent shooting. Poor rotation on the perimeter, leading to 11 Notre Dame 3-pointers.  Getting to the free throw line just 11 times, […]

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Red-hot Fighting Irish shoot down Golden Eagles

A team finally took advantage of Marquette’s deficiency to close out on three-point shooters. Notre Dame (15-8, 7-3 Big East) knocked down 11 3-pointers, including five from freshman guard Pat Connaughton, in a 76-59 win over the Golden Eagles on Saturday. The loss snapped Marquette’s (19-5, 8-3 Big East) seven-game winning streak and dropped it […]

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Life Without Chris Otule

For the first time in 33 games there was a new man taking the opening tip for the No 11/11 Marquette Golden Eagles (9-0) on Saturday night: Davante Gardner. The sophomore forward started in place of redshirt junior center Chris Otule who missed his first full game with a left ACL injury that will force […]

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